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Pew: Millennials, Gen Xers Could Out Vote Baby Boomers This Election

According to a Pew analysis of U.S. Census data, since 1980 Baby Boomers and their antecedents have cast the most votes in each presidential election. As the number of older voters decline and younger voters — supplemented by naturalizations of foreign-born adults — increase the electorate has experienced a shift toward Millennial and Generation voters.

Criminal Alien Known to ICE Now Charged with Carjacking 2 Elderly Women

The illegal immigrant who allegedly carjacked two elderly women at gunpoint and led police on a high-speed car chase in Kansas City, Missouri earlier this month had a prior felony record and multiple contacts with federal immigration officials, according to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).

DACA Beneficiary Sues to Exempt N.Y.ers from Injunction Blocking Exec. Amnesty

In a lawsuit filed Thursday with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, DACA beneficiary Martín Batalla Vidal — represented by the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the Make the Road New York (MRNY), and Yale Law School’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) — seeks to exempt New York residents from the Texas v. United States injunction.

GOP Chairman Blasts DOJ for Failing to Combat Asylum Fraud

“What message is being sent to those aliens who already have an incentive to lie to obtain an immigration benefit and now are emboldened even more by DOJ’s apparent acquiescence to this type of egregious criminal conduct?” Goodlatte wrote in a stinging letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week.

ICE Arrests 58 Criminal Aliens in New York

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has arrested 58 criminal aliens in the New York metropolitan area, in an operation targeting deportable foreign nationals who have committed crimes sufficiently bad to warrant removal under President Barack Obama’s “priorities” for enforcement of existing laws.

More Immigrants Seeking Citizenship to Vote in 2016 Presidential Race

Due to the Obama Administration’s effort encouraging immigrants to become U.S. citizens to “fully participate in civic life” and a desire to vote in the 2016 presidential election, the number of naturalization applications have increased substantially in recent months, according to the Migration Policy Institute.

DACA Gimmick: Nearly 3,000 Illegal Immigrants on Track for Permanent Amnesty

While normally parole is an immigration benefit selectively offered to largely inadmissible aliens for only “urgent humanitarian reasons” or in cases of “significant public benefit,” the Obama Administration has been allowing DACA recipients to seek advance parole — allowing re-entry to the U.S. after traveling abroad — for “educational purposes, employment purposes, or humanitarian purposes.”

Police Department Survey: Violent Crime Up in Major Cities

According to the MCCA survey, the police departments of major cities reported a total of 2,308 homicides during the first half of 2016 compared to 2,001 during the first half of 2015. Additionally aggravated assaults increased from 68,990 in the first half of 2015 to 70,809 so far this year, non-fatal shootings grew from 6,362 to 6,965 this year to date, and robberies have also increased from 46,182 during the first half of 2015 to 47,294 this year.

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ICE Nets 136 Criminal Aliens in L.A. and D.C. Areas

Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has taken into custody more than 130 criminal aliens in and around Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. this month. ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers made the arrests during separate operations targeting foreign

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Cuban Immigration to U.S. Still Surging

So far this fiscal year, which ends on September 30, more than 44,000 visa-less Cuban asylum-seekers have reached the U.S., according to Customs and Border Protection data provided to Agencia EFE. The current level is more than five times the number of Cubans who reached the U.S. in all of 2011, when fewer than 8,000 visa-less Cubans entered the U.S.

Report: Deportations of Criminal Aliens Down 60 Percent Since 2011

According to a Center for Immigration Studies review of recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement data this fiscal year through the third week of June, ICE has made 168,781 deportations, down from the same point in 2015. ICE is on pace to hit 230,000 deportations by the end of the fiscal year, the lowest number of deportations since 2006.